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" Without the slightest exaggeration we may assert that, with very few exceptions, the city governments of the United States are the worst in Christendom — • the most expensive, the most inefficient, and the most corrupt. "
Female Filosofy, Fished Out and Fried - Page 184
by L. E. Keith - 1894 - 293 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 74

1894 - 1020 pages
...of the talks and achievements of an imaginary group of men who believed with Andrew D. White that " the city governments of the United States are the...expensive, the most inefficient, and the most corrupt." Believing as they did, these men banded themselves together to improve the affairs of their own city...
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 23; Volume 45

Josiah Gilbert Holland, Richard Watson Gilder - 1893 - 990 pages
...failure of the United States.' Ex-President White is not speaking too strongly when he asserts that ' the city governments of the United States are the...expensive, the most inefficient, and the most corrupt.' Reasons for this failure may easily be found. We shall find them in the course of these studies. I...
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Public Opinion, Volume 24

1898 - 848 pages
...States is a failure, we grant the fact of the social failure of our cities. Andrew D. White declares: "Without the slightest exaggeration, we may assert...expensive, the most inefficient, and the most corrupt." And Mr. Bryce says: "There is no denying the fact that the government of cities is the one conspicuous...
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The Review of Reviews, Volume 3

Albert Shaw - 1891 - 722 pages
...GOVERNMENTS IN CHRISTENDOM. Without the slightest exaggeration we may as-ort 1 liât, with very f«w exceptions, the city governments of the United States...expensive, the most inefficient, and the most corrupt. Everywhere are wretched wharves, foul docks, inadequate streets, and inefficient systems of sewerage,...
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Rum, Rags and Religion: Or "In Darkest America and the Way Out."

Olin Marvin Owen - 1891 - 158 pages
...control of them. The cities largely control the politics of the state and nation. Prof. Andrew D. White says : "Without the slightest exaggeration we may...the city governments of the United States are the very worst in Christendom — the most expensive, the most inefficient, and the most corrupt." A recently...
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Public Health and Municipal Government

John Shaw Billings - 1891 - 40 pages
...Without the slightest exaggeration we may assert that, with few exceptions, the city governments in the United States are the worst in Christendom —...expensive, the most inefficient, and the most corrupt." It is a strong statement, but it is true so far as municipal engineering work is concerned with regard...
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The Beasts of Ephesus: By James Brand ; with an Introduction by Francis E. Clark

James Brand - 1892 - 214 pages
...party virtue, and the selfish use of money especially prevail. Ex-President White of Cornell University says, "Without the slightest exaggeration, we may...Christendom; the most expensive, the most inefficient, the most corrupt." There the courts are corrupted and injustice is meted out by juries of saloon-keepers...
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The New Era: Or, The Coming Kingdom

Josiah Strong - 1893 - 428 pages
..." There is no denying," says Mr. Bryce, "that the government 1 The Christian Union, June 11, 189*. of cities is the one conspicuous failure of the United...expensive, the most inefficient, and the most corrupt.'" Let us consider now the significance of this fact. It means that the social structure is weakest at...
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The Cosmopolis City Club, Volume 82; Volume 908

Washington Gladden - 1893 - 156 pages
...failure of the United States.' Ex-President White is not speaking too strongly when he asserts that 'the city governments of the United States are the...expensive, the most inefficient, and the most corrupt.' Reasons for tliis failure may easily be found. We shall find them in the course of these studies. I...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 74

1894 - 1008 pages
...of the talks and achievements of an imaginary group of men who believed with Andrew D. White that " the city governments of the United States are the...expensive, the most inefficient, and the most corrupt." Believing as they did, these men banded themselves together to improve the affairs of their own city...
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